Accessing medical care and starting medications in a timely manner are critical to treatment success. Patients who test positive for Influenza must start flu medication within 48-hours. Should a patient test positive, the pharmacy will contact the patient’s primary care physician for a prescription or assist the patient with a physician visit using telemedicine. POCT allows pharmacies to provide test results in as little as 10 minutes with the in-pharmacy analyzer.
Testing is available for the following conditions:
Value Drug provides resources to assist the pharmacy with the process of starting the POCT program. This includes the CLIA Waiver process, policies and procedures, staff training, and basic record-keeping required by individual states.